In this ghost town where there were brick, wooden, and dirt-brick buildings, the latter fared the best by far.
One of the large barracks. All of them are overgrown like this.
The side of a launcher, with outbuildings in the background. You can see the tracks where the roof would open before launch.
HDR matrix panorama. Looking from the grain elevators, now doomed, toward the city between the flour mill’s water tower and tile elevator’s neon sign, the old and new economies seem almost united. Yet the financial centers rise in reality to shadow the now-abandoned industry and manufacturing. The way of things, I’m told.
The concrete annex elevator had interesting graffiti. Much of it from the 1980s and 1990s.
Standing on the fence barricade that used to keep squatters out of the tunnel, the size of the space is impressive. What you see here is the current length of the tunnel; I set up a flashlight at the end to illuminate the concrete wall that is the lower portal.
Dr. Muchow’s offices stand near his ‘new’ mill, but they show evidence of vandalism.
A portrait of the second school of McConnell, built in 1937.